background preloader


Facebook Twitter

Mississippi's Tomorrow: New approaches to entrepreneurship, STEM education are key. “Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.” – Steve Jobs Recently, Jason Faberman, a senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, said: “It’s the new guys, not necessarily the small guys, that generate growth.

Mississippi's Tomorrow: New approaches to entrepreneurship, STEM education are key

The focus for policymakers shouldn’t be on small business job growth, but on new business formation.” Racing System - CarveWright. 2012 NYU Scientists Guide to Startups. OTLstartupguide. JHTV. Venture Communism: How China Is Building a Start-Up Boom. Hangzhou represents what Chinese leaders see as the nation’s economic future.

Venture Communism: How China Is Building a Start-Up Boom

The country used to generate astronomical growth rates by depending heavily on low-cost exports and extremely high investment in apartment towers, factories and highways. China built so many steel mills that it can produce 10 times as much steel as the United States. But today, costs are rising, eating away at the competitiveness of many export industries. Drive. * New York Times bestseller * Wall Street Journal bestseller * Boston Globe bestseller * Los Angeles Times bestseller * Washington Post bestseller * San Francisco Chronicle bestseller.


What's the best #motivation for critical thinking & #creative, innovative tasks? @ImpactWales @DanielPink #edchat. Experts Assess How Students Should Advance in School. This is the sixth installment in our series about school in a perfect world.

Experts Assess How Students Should Advance in School

Read previous entries on calendars, content, homework, teachers, and classrooms. We asked prominent voices in education—from policy makers and teachers to activists and parents—to look beyond laws, politics, and funding and imagine a utopian system of learning. New Data: Bridging the Computer Science Access Gap. What’s wrong with the following picture?

New Data: Bridging the Computer Science Access Gap

Jobs in computing are widespread, they are multiplying far faster than in other fields, and they pay much more, yet only 22 percent of U.S. 12th-graders say they have ever taken a computer programming class. More than half couldn’t take such a class if they wanted to, because their high schools don’t offer any. Students of color, low-income students, and rural students fare worst of all. Core Components. Communications Infrastructure | Robot-Specific Features | Tools While we cannot provide an exhaustive list of what is in the ROS ecosystem, we can identify some of the core parts of ROS and talk about their functionality, technical specifications, and quality in order to give you a better idea of what ROS can contribute to your project.

Core Components

At the lowest level, ROS offers a message passing interface that provides inter-process communication and is commonly referred to as a middleware. The ROS middleware provides these facilities: A communication system is often one of the first needs to arise when implementing a new robot application. ROS's built-in and well-tested messaging system saves you time by managing the details of communication between distributed nodes via the. Making Modern Toughness. Photo When I ask veteran college teachers and administrators to describe how college students have changed over the years, I often get an answer like this: “Today’s students are more accomplished than past generations, but they are also more emotionally fragile.”

Making Modern Toughness

That rings true to me. Innovation Starvation. McChrystal-Team of Team.